Dining

Celebrate America's Birthday with one of these Red, White & Boozy Cocktails from Smirnoff

America's birthday! There's no better method to celebrate this Americana holiday than with fun cocktails created using the world's No. 1 vodka, Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka and also the drink of summer, Smirnoff Red, White & Berry!

No matter if you are having a beach day with your family or sitting back and enjoying the fireworks, Smirnoff has easy-to-make cocktails that are perfect for everyone. Back for a limited time only, Smirnoff Red, White & Berry provides a mix of cherry, citrus and blue raspberry flavors that blend perfectly into any cocktail.

And the fun doesn't hold on there! The smooth-tasting, gluten free and non-gmo Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka serves as an ideal base for the Smirnoff Peach Tea Lemonade that is sure to be considered a hit at all festivities around this Independence Day.

Red, White & Berry Crush

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 ounces Smirnoff Red, White & Berry
  • 4 ounces raspberry lemonade
  • 2 ounces lemon-lime soda
  • Garnish: lemon wedges and fresh raspberries

Directions:

Fill a tall glass with crushed ice. Add vodka and raspberry lemonade. Top with lemon lime soda. Stir gently to mix. Garnish with lemon wedges and fresh raspberries.

Red, White & Berry Sangria

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Smirnoff Red, White & Berry
  • 1 cup white cranberry juice
  • 1 (750ml) bottle Pinot Grigio
  • 1 cup lemon-lime soda
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 cup honeydew chunks

Directions:

Fill a sizable pitcher with fruit. Add vodka, cranberry juice, and Pinot Grigio; stir to combine. Store in the refrigerator not less than 4 hours, or overnight. Stir in lemon-lime soda right before serving.

Peach Tea Lemonade

Peach Simple Syrup

Ingredients

  • 3 peaches, pitted and roughly chopped
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water

Peach Tea Lemonade

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka
  • 8 black tea bags
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 batch peach simple syrup (recipe above)
  • Garnish: peach slices and fresh mint

Directions:

  1. To make the simple syrup, combine peaches, sugar, and water in a large saucepan. Bring the mix to some boil. Utilizing a potato masher or wooden spoon, split up the peaches. Turn down heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Take away the pot from the heat and permit the mixture arrive at 70 degrees. Strain. If you aren't using the mixture immediately, transfer for an airtight container and store in the fridge for up to 30 days.
  2. To result in the cocktail, add some tea bags to a heatproof pitcher. Pour the boiling water over the tea bags and permit to steep for 3 minutes. Remove the tea bags and stir in the cold water, fresh lemon juice, peach simple syrup, and vodka. Place the pitcher in the refrigerator to chill for at least 4 hours.
  3. When you're ready to serve, fill a mason jar or tall glass with ice and add some tea. Garnish with peach slices and fresh mint.

Recipes – Courtesy of Jennie Phaneuf of One Sweet Mess

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